The Black Tower (1985)

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Roy Marsden ...
 Adam Dalgliesh (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Maggie Hewson (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Wilfred Anstey (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Grace Willison (5 episodes, 1985)
John Franklyn-Robbins ...
 Henry Carwardine (5 episodes, 1985)
Carol Gillies ...
 Dot Moxon (5 episodes, 1985)
Richard Heffer ...
 Dr. Eric Hewson (5 episodes, 1985)
Heather James ...
 Helen Rainer (5 episodes, 1985)
Harriet Bagnall ...
 Ursula Hollis (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Julius Court (4 episodes, 1985)
Martyn Hesford ...
 Dennis Lerner (4 episodes, 1985)
Valerie Whittington ...
 Jennie Pegram (4 episodes, 1985)
Albie Woodington ...
 Albert Philby (3 episodes, 1985)
Maurice Denham ...
 Father Michael Baddeley (2 episodes, 1985)
Gillian Barge ...
 Millicent Hammitt (2 episodes, 1985)
Gawn Grainger ...
 Bob Loder (2 episodes, 1985)
Andrew Hawkins ...
 Steve Hollis (2 episodes, 1985)
David Webb ...
 Inspector Rouse (2 episodes, 1985)
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A desolate clifftop retreat is witness to a series of bizarre and inexplicable deaths...

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A very depressing film
21 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Compared with other films in the Roy Marsden/Dalgliesh series, this one must have the most unpleasant cast of characters. The acting is unremarkable except for the actors playing the old priest and the old woman named Grace. Ugly interpersonal relationships abound, dialog filled with sarcasm, very far-fetched, unrealistic attitudes and motivations of several characters. Painful to watch all the way to the end. A more normal cross-section of humanity would have been better. There could not be so many unpleasant people all in one place. Of course I don't live in England, so what do I know? Other films in the series are better.


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